Welcome to the Beginning Bodybuilder's Guide To Building Muscle Super Feature. Building mass has to be the number one goal for beginners, and it can be quite a daunting one. In this feature we have collected the best information from the pros, amateurs and experts on what it takes to build muscle.
Step 1. Where To Start
So why should a person even take up bodybuilding? Is it worth all the hassle? And how does a person even stay motivated through out the entire process?
What You Need To Know Before You Begin:
- That you are medically cleared to exercise.
- How to exercise safely.
- Where to start.
- Why you are exercising.
- What you need to do to achieve your goals.
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Step 3. See How Others Did It
Don't think it's possible? Well the proof is in the pudding my friend. Check out the amazing muscle building transformations that amateurs just like you were able to accomplish with just a little bit of determination!
Step 4. Learn Proper Exercises
Muscle building requires exercise. Plain and simple. Here you will find the basic bodybuilding exercises and how to perform them correctly and safely.
- Barbell Deadlift
- Barbell Squat
- Dumbbell Curl
- Seated Cable Row
- Side Lateral Raise
- Abdominal Crunch
Step 5. Find A Workout
Looking for a workout that is customized specifically to building muscle? The Bodybuilding.com Workout Database contains hundreds of categorized workouts that you can search through.
Step 6. Pick Your Supplements
Looking for that extra boost to add those extra pounds? Well, check out these popular muscle building supplements!
- Muscle-building supplement
Step 7. Pick Your Diet
Diet is said to be 80% of bodybuilding. You can't build muscle if you don't give your body the building blocks to do it with. Find out everything you need to know about mass gain diets!
Step 8. Check Out Video/Audio Shows
We have put together hours of free video shows for you to watch by the top experts in the industry. Watch them to learn even more about the right way to gain muscle fast!
Step 9. Deck Out Your Computer
Live the lifestyle! Make everything in your life with about bodybuilding to remind you about the path you have chosen to take. Be loud and proud to be a bodybuilder and your muscle building dreams will come true much quicker.